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From The New Yorker:

The Spectre of Anti-Asian Violence in the Monterey Park Shooting

Waiting for details to emerge, there was the familiar apprehension and dread experienced by so many Asian Americans since attacks began to soar during the pandemic.

According to the CDC, from 2019 to 2020, when total homicides overall went up 30%, homicide victimizations of Asians dropped 1%. My recollection is that the flurry of videos of attacks on elderly Asians, typically by blacks, began in January 2021, not in 2020.

By Michael Luo

On Sunday morning, I was up early stealing some time before the rest of my family awoke, to work on a book I’m writing about Chinese immigration to America during the nineteenth century. For the weekend, my aim had been to finish a chapter about a harrowing episode, in February, 1885, when the white citizens of Eureka, California, rounded up more than three hundred Chinese residents in the town and surrounding region and herded them onto a pair of steamships bound for San Francisco. It was an opening act in a tragic saga in Asian American history known as the “driving out,” in which more than a hundred communities across the American West expelled the Chinese immigrants in their midst. …

On Sunday morning, as I waited for more details of the shooting to emerge, inevitably, strands of history began converging in my mind. I thought about a massacre that had taken place about a hundred and fifty years earlier in Los Angeles, just a few miles west of the site of the Monterey Park shooting. On the evening of October 24, 1871, an angry mob, bearing knives, pistols, and clubs, surrounded the city’s Chinese quarter and began dragging out terrified residents. By the end of the rampage, eighteen Chinese men had been killed, fifteen of them hanged, according to most accounts, in one of the worst mass lynchings in American history.

In Monterey Park, at about half past eight o’clock in the morning, the authorities held another news conference. They revealed that the suspect was an Asian male. So that, it seemed, was that. Apparently just another mass shooting in America, the latest evidence that the country is overrun by guns. I thought about the emotions that I’d just experienced. Had I been paranoid? Too quick to believe that a racial motivation might be the cause? I returned to the history in front of me.

Michael Luo, the editor of, is writing a book about the history of Chinese exclusion in America.

Meanwhile, the New York Times assigns its top headline to the mass shooting in heavily Chinese Monterey Park, CA that killed 10 and wounded 10, but never gets around to mentioning that the suspect, who shot himself, is Asian and doesn’t mention his name until the 15th paragraph.

In contrast to the NYT, the obscure website continues to be the place to go for the straight facts on mass shooters in the news:

Huu Can Tran, Monterey Park Suspect Identified: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

By Jessica McBride
Updated Jan 22, 2023 at 9:31pm

So, if you want to get the straight scoop without having to read all the way to the end of the article, don’t turn to The New Yorker or The New York Times, look to Heavy.

By the way, there is much that we may never know about the Monterey Park mass shooting, such as why the shooter decided to wear a hat he borrowed from one of Santa’s elves.

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  1. Anon[387] • Disclaimer says:

    So Sailer’s Law says whites kill more than they wound, blacks wound more than they kill, and Asians are 50-50?

  2. Barnard says:

    Even for New York Times subscribers, it takes next level delusions to read about this story and assume the shooter is a white supremacist. Other than people who make their living in the racial grievance rackets not many are going to assume that.

    • Disagree: Kylie, HammerJack, lavoisier
    • Replies: @Dmon
    , @AndrewR
  3. Somsel says:

    So Tran, which I take as Vietnamese, shot up a Chinese dance party?

    Could be!

    He was too old to be on a Tong mission.

    • Replies: @Mike Tre
    , @xyzxy
    , @Guest007
    , @Jack D
  4. MSM people across the country today are in a funk that the guy wasn’t of the Devil Race.

    This article illustrates the irrelevance of Hanania s point from a previous post. The NYT did not technically lie in this article, but they minimized a relevant fact in the service of their anti white crusade.

  5. Dream says:

    • LOL: Gabe Ruth
    • Replies: @HammerJack
  6. Is that pronounced “HuYou Can Tran”?

  7. prosa123 says:

    At age 72 Tran probably was an Incel, but of a different variation: not involuntarily celibate, but incapably celibate.

  8. Anonymous[256] • Disclaimer says:

    The Law says Asians kill more, this guy was just old.

  9. Anonymous[507] • Disclaimer says:

    Waiting for details to emerge, there was the familiar apprehension and dread experienced by so many Asian Americans since attacks began to soar during the pandemic.

    Steve is there actual evidence that “attacks on Asian Americans” have “soared”?

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    , @Twinkie
    , @Jack D
  10. @prosa123

    Consider that a Divorce!

    Is this the guy or a namesake?

    On 12/22/2005 HUU CAN TRAN filed a Family – Marriage Dissolution/Divorce lawsuit against HELEN LAI. This case was filed in Los Angeles County Superior Courts, Stanley Mosk Courthouse located in Los Angeles, California. The case status is Disposed – Other Disposed.

  11. I truly shudder to think about what must be going on inside someone when they decide to do a thing like this. The rage and despair, the final break with all restraint, and then the suicide. So much destructiveness. It’s all quite satanic, and beneath the horror it’s very sad.

    • Replies: @David Davenport
  12. @Anon

    This would be the first known exception to Rushton’s Law of Three:
    Pick any social metric (good or bad), asians will be at one extreme, blacks at the other, and whites somewhere in the middle.

    • Replies: @Daemon
    , @Anon
    , @Anon
    , @Cimmerian
  13. @Anonymous

    Homicide victimizations of Asians dropped by 1% from 2019 to 2020 at a time when total homicides were up 30%. Asian homicide victimizations then went up about 8% from 2020 to 2021.

    • Replies: @Anon
    , @Bill Jones
  14. Anonymous[165] • Disclaimer says:


    He not know anybody can tran into boy or girl?

    Bruce Jenner now Caitlyn.

    • Replies: @Stan Adams
  15. Anon[221] • Disclaimer says:
    @Steve Sailer

    So basically Asians started being victimized as soon as blacks realized they could get away with it due to cops retreating to the donut shop.

    • Agree: San Fernando Curt
  16. On the evening of October 24, 1871, an angry mob, bearing knives, pistols, and clubs, surrounded the city’s Chinese quarter and began dragging out terrified residents. By the end of the rampage, eighteen Chinese men had been killed, fifteen of them hanged, according to most accounts, in one of the worst mass lynchings in American history.

    Atrocities committed by Chinese whilst this period–

    The Jindandao incident refers to a rebellion by a Han Chinese secret society called Jindandao (金丹道), who rose in revolt in Inner Mongolia in November 1891 and massacred 150,000–500,000 Mongols before being suppressed by government troops in late December.[1][2][3] The revolt devastated Mongol communities in the southeastern borderland and forced many Mongols to take refuge in northern banners.[4] This massacre was later dubbed an incident by Chinese officials.

    The Taiyuan massacre took place during the Boxer Rebellion, July 9, 1900, in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, North China. Sources recall that they were killed in the presence of Yuxian, governor of Shanxi. 44 people were killed including children.

    Journalist and historical writer Nat Brandt called the massacre of Christians in Shanxi “the greatest single tragedy in the history of Christian evangelicalism.”[4]

    During the Boxer Rebellion as a whole, a total of 136 Protestant missionaries and 53 children were killed, and 47 Catholic priests and nuns, 30,000 Chinese Catholics, 2,000 Chinese Protestants, and 200 to 400 of the 700 Russian Orthodox Christians in Beijing were estimated to have been killed. Collectively, the Protestant dead were called the China Martyrs of 1900.[117]

  17. Daemon says:
    @Ringo_at_Starr Search

    The sample size for asians just isnt large enough to make that sort of conclusion.

  18. Yet another New Yorker writer who needs to move back to the land of the ancestors.

    • Agree: Gordo
  19. SafeNow says:

    Yes, Tran is a Vietnamese surname. Dr. Freud here. Tran might have been sensitive and resentful of the fact that Vietnamese I.Q., although impressive, is not as high as Chinese I.Q. Cranium size of NE Asians is the largest; larger even than whites despite Chinese being of smaller stature. Look at that stocking cap / hoodie Tran is wearing in the photo; it makes his head look gigantic! I think it will come out that he was microcephalic; and my theory is that he had a complex about this, and wanted to go out this way, my head is bigger than your head.

    • Replies: @Anon
    , @JimDandy
    , @Dumbo
  20. Anon[120] • Disclaimer says:
    @Ringo_at_Starr Search

    It is not just a social but also a biological metric.

  21. Anon[120] • Disclaimer says:

    He was Hoa (Chinese in Vietnam), idiot.

    If we went by surnames every negro in America is Germanic.

    • Troll: HammerJack
    • Replies: @Fluesterwitz
  22. Dmon says:

    He’s a white-adjacent supremacist.

  23. JimDandy says:

    Yeah. Either that, or some rich Chinese guy was banging his wife.

  24. In the 2023 WEF panel hosted by former CNN host Brian Stelter about the dangers of disinformation, the Chairman and Publisher of The New York Times, A. G. Sulzberger, could not have been any clearer. Censorship is required because “bad information” (however defined) undermines trust in institutions which leads to tribalism which in turn undermines pluralism. Censorship is required because alleged “bad information” is an existential threat to Sulzberger’s highest value pluralism.

    • Replies: @fish
  25. I’ve spent the day post post celebration wallowing in self-reflective drunkenness, rolling through BAPs twitter account and as much as I love most of it, especially the stuff about eating and drinking as close to our ancestors as we can, and being true to self, as much as you can in this judeo-american hellscape, most of it’s uplifting and true.

    Yet, looking at these power twinks raving about “skinny fat” nu males I can’t but help think about the vast swathes of mass production given over to their weight regimes and the diets to go along with that self-obsession, just as self-focused as the thots at the gyms who set down a camera to record themselves as another jacked BAP wannabe stares forlornly from the back only to be ridiculed by the entitled opposite of them, infertile by choice, all social media, no soul.

    Ok, I can see and be envious of a pumped up chest with abs not to mention a cut lower pelvic regions that only the truly homoerotic Greeks ever paid heed to have such a distorted idealistic representation of ourselves would pay the going freight to have it crafted to life.

    It’s tiresome this left vs right false dichotomy. Nietzsche was as wrong as Hobbes, no one sprung up out of the ground as the new man replete with abs, pecs and deltoids ready to wield a sword to cut down the ancient enemy.

    We’re all born mewling kittens without fur or teeth, bereft of claws, completely defenseless. It takes a village to raise us, that’s a fact. It’s not a fact owned by the Left, it’s a fact, a biological fact. Just as your dietary and weight regime can only be supported by a civilisation stratified to the task to produce the diet to produce your media manufactured ideal (ever compared old movies and or porn to today?)

    We are not going into a new feudal age with BAP and his hordes as raiding lords, they are, in fact, the male equivalent of the gym slut junkies they decry.

    Nietzsche is an overrated buffoon, who died well after his time.

    God isn’t dead. Nietzsche was gay.

    Just as Sting may have written the lyrics, and the basic melody, it took Andy Summer to realise the riff, and Stewart Copeland to give it the driving beat syncopated beat.

    Sting probably stole all the royalties like the ungracious capitalist pig he is, just like that long tall streak of shit Roger Waters stole everything from Syd as well as Clare Torry’s vocals on Great Gig in The Sky, which only proves the point, capitalism is not only theft it’s a lie: civilisation has always been premised upon collective action to benefit the …collective.

    These power bottoms need to read less Nietzsche and more St. Robert Bellarmine.

    • Replies: @Adept
    , @fish
  26. Twinkie says:

    Steve is there actual evidence that “attacks on Asian Americans” have “soared”?

    It is, simply put, fake news:

    • Thanks: Chrisnonymous
  27. Btw, I love the shout back to Colin Flaherty’s “Don’t Make the Black Kids Angry:’ The hoax of black victimization and those who enable it.” in your post header.

    I wonder, do Anglo prodos ever remark or consider the pro-White writings of the Irish? I mean, of the Catholic Irish? Do Anglo prodos ever think about the qualifier Anglo Prodos?

    Do anglo-prodos remark upon the fact that the Wehrmacht in wwii was 50/50 lutheran and roman catholic?

    There’s a truckload of ahistory out there today it takes 42 wheels to drive the point through.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  28. It’s not a hat from one of Santa’s elves. It’s a hat from the lead singer of The Spin Doctors.

    • Agree: fish
    • Replies: @Bill Corr
  29. @CalCooledge

    The NYT did not technically lie in this article, but they minimized a relevant fact in the service of their anti-white crusade.

    An extraordinary occurrence! Otherwise known as “one of the seven days of the week” at the NYT.

  30. Anon[313] • Disclaimer says:

    You can also, as usual, consult the Daily Mail, where the shooter’s name is in the headline.

    ‘He intended to kill more’: Monterey mass shooter slaughtered 10 with magazine-fed semi-automatic pistol and wanted to continue murder spree before two heroes disarmed him: Huu Can Tran, 72, took his life with handgun during police standoff

    By the way, running amuck is a Malay expression. So asians have some experience with this sort of thing.

  31. @Dream

    It’s unspeakable the way Jews and Indians have been treated by our countries. First we give them the keys to the kingdom, then we make them the most wealthy and powerful groups in the land. Yes, we should be ashamed of ourselves. And I definitely mean that last part.

  32. Dumbo says:

    I know this comment is satiric, but it’s actually a good illustration of how HBD people think.

  33. Huu Guus de Muus? Author of Antlers in the Treetops.

  34. Anonymous[777] • Disclaimer says:

    That hat resembles, in form, at least, the type of headgear worn in ancient times by Persian magians.
    The significance of this is, of course, purely unknown.

    • LOL: stari_momak
    • Replies: @Muggles
  35. @prosa123

    Involuntary Celibacy is a contradiction in terms.
    Celibacy can be a meaningful choice only if you actually can find someone or other to have reciprocally voluntary sex with. If there is not at least one person to fit the bill, you are not celibate, you just cannot get any.

    • Replies: @Stealth
  36. @Anon

    Washington is not really a traditionally German(ic) last name.

    • Replies: @Nachum
    , @Anon
  37. Don’t all Trans automatically get a pass?

    Meanwhile back in the real world of artificial, how does one tell satire?

    Professor Christian Terwiesch at University of Pennsylvania’s prestigious Wharton School of Business tested ChatGPT this week by running it through the final exam of a typical MBA core course, Operations Management.

    And yes, the A.I. technology which is still in its infancy “would have received a B to B- grade on the exam,” according to the prof, who added that our future tech overlord “does an amazing job at basic operations management and process analysis questions including those that are based on case studies.”

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
  38. Nachum says:

    I think he means “Germanic language family,” of which English (which the language the name Washington is in) is definitely one.

  39. My recollection is that the flurry of videos of attacks on elderly Asians, typically by blacks, began in January 2021, not in 2020.

    I think Twinkie covered this, but let me put it this way. They WANTED it to be from Spring ’20, as, if you recall, the idea was that our (President Trump, I, and a few other hundred million Americans) calling Covid-19 the Wu-Flu, China Flu, Kung Flu, or Flu Manchu for fun was somehow enraging people to bash on random Chinamenladies… and take their cash …

    Even Ron Unz fell for that crap, haha!

  40. I think I’ve said this here before but Asians/Asian-Americans are quite overrepresented among mass shooters, when ‘mass shooting’ is defined by the FBI criteria. So when I saw ‘Monterey Park’ shooting I knew it wasn’t going to be whitey. Ironically it still could be a ‘hate crime’ in that the perp seems to be Vietnamese and there’s a bit of bad blood between them and the Chinese.

    • Replies: @Known Fact
  41. @China Japan and Korea Bromance of Three Kingdoms

    I wanted to write out a big THANKS to you for all of your enlightening historical posts about China and the Orient in general, and including this bit of keeping things in perspective. Your comment that linked to the article on Khrushchev and Mao the other day was very interesting.

    I know something about China, and things just happen on a much bigger scale over there, whether good or bad. Besides what you related, the deaths among Chinese soldiers and civilians (lots of starvation) were in the range of 20 to 70 million! This all happened around the time of America’s War Between the States. That tragedy ended up with 2.1% of Americans being killed, I calculated. The Taiping “rebellion”, i.e. war, gave a number at only the low end of 4.6% of the Chinese people dead by the end of it.

    See A Great War never even heard of – the Taiping Rebellion. This was due to one guy saying he was Jesus’ kid brother.

  42. @petit bourgeois

    It’s kind of like a frap hat. Was Mr. Tran influenced to kill by The Spin Doctors?

    (I like Little Miss Can’t be Wrong better. It’s got a great rhythm to it.)

    • Replies: @anon
  43. @Bill Jones

    Right, ChatGPT is kind of a B- student, which is remarkable. I’m guessing they can get it to A- by figuring out how to keep it from hallucinating falsehoods, as it tends to do at present. So far, though, I haven’t seen it come up with any novel insights of the kind I tend to do perhaps once per day. On the other hand, how much demand is there for unsettling new ideas?

  44. anon[437] • Disclaimer says:
    @Achmed E. Newman

    Mr. Tran had the Johnny Olsen Blues …

    • Replies: @fish
  45. Dan Smith says:

    I’m waiting for The New Yorker to publish an article mentioning how Native Americans frequently kidnapped, enslaved, and murdered individuals of other tribes as well as European settlers, and how every time I read about a white person being kidnapped, I get triggered thinking about how I might be next.

    • Replies: @Anon
    , @Jim Don Bob
  46. Would that we all had these problems:

    The Democrat Socialists of America chapter in Maine has a problem. They wrote a diversity quota requirement into their by-laws because that’s what cultural Marxists do. So what’s the problem? There aren’t enough commies in Maine who are not white and straight.

    • LOL: fish
    • Replies: @G. Poulin
  47. Nat x says:

    I been warning y’all about the slants but y’all think they model minorities ROTFLMBAO!!!

    • Replies: @fish
  48. @Steve Sailer

    “they can get it to A- by figuring out how to keep it from hallucinating falsehoods, as it tends to do at present.”

    Its entire *purpose* is to hallucinate falsehoods, as well as to reinforce them through repetition and bland assumption.

    As soon as they can “train” it to generate anti-White falsehoods, instead of Narrative falsehoods, the Left will crow aloud, “See, even the computers agree with us!! I f$cking looove science!”

  49. AndrewR says:

    Most subscribers to anti-white media are fully brainwashed into what you call “next level delusions.”

  50. Isn’t 72 years old rather high for this sort of thing?

  51. Anon[396] • Disclaimer says:
    @Dan Smith

    Native Americans did not ‘frequently’ kidnap and slave white people, you fucking asshat. There are only a handful of historical incidents in which that ever happened.

  52. Mark G. says:

    When I was a Journalism major in college in the late seventies I picked as the subject for a class paper a comparison of news coverage of the New York Times and our local conservative Indianapolis Star. There was a striking difference in news coverage between the two. It wasn’t so much that the Times said something different, though that happened sometimes, but that they would just completely leave out certain information.

    The Times has a long history of doing this. Their reporter Walter Duranty in the thirties withheld information about Stalin’s Ukraine famine. They have a very questionable track record of being trustworthy.

  53. Anon[396] • Disclaimer says:

    Yes it is. Washington is from the old English Hwæssingatūn, which is clearly Germanic. Your Anglo Saxons are from Scandinavia, you foul hussy. Did you actually think England had spawned its on distinct culture and language? Hell no. You people were fucking NIQQERS before you got culturally enriched by the Saxon.

    Then you have names like Tyson which are Celtic. Everybody give a big round of applause for the Celt Mike Tyson.

  54. At least the killer’s van is white.

    The media is showing that white van a lot. Maybe to remind people that white is still an evil colour.

    • Replies: @That Would Be Telling
  55. @China Japan and Korea Bromance of Three Kingdoms

    “I’m writing about Chinese immigration to America during the nineteenth century.”

    A popular Chinese immigration fraud of the time was to bring a ‘son’ back with them when travelling back from China. Once you had immigrant status in N. America, you could auction this opportunity to the highest bidder back in China.

    Today, selling sponsorships is rampant. Only with DNA testing can you sort out who is really family.

    The outrage of 19th century White Californians had everything to do with knowing they were being conned, and wage suppression by low priced Asian workers. If the borders had been wide open to unlimited Asian male laborers, there would have been no hope for the White working class to build Christian European communities with churches, schools, and Occidental values.

  56. Servenet says:

    Can you imagine if Whites were a tenth as likely to perform racial killings as we are imagined and libeled to be? We would long since have had black-letter law rounding us up and the republicans would have sponsored the bill. And all this rage against us…in our own country. Which is no longer ours. But I remember a time when it was. And remember the many steps to our now dispossession.

  57. Anonymous[226] • Disclaimer says:
    @Achmed E. Newman

    This all happened around the time of America’s War Between the States. That tragedy ended up with 2.1% of Americans being killed, I calculated. The Taiping “rebellion”, i.e. war, gave a number at only the low end of 4.6% of the Chinese people dead by the end of it.

    But that was out of America’s best, brightest, and youngest.

    • Agree: Achmed E. Newman
  58. Mike Tre says:

    Huu Can Tran if you want to,
    Huu Can leave his friends behind,
    Cause Huu’s friends don’t dance
    And if they don’t dance
    Well they’re no friends of mine.

    Pretty relevant lyrics, under the circumstances.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  59. Mike Tre says:

    Why don’t you do a personality breakdown of the victims here like you did with the Idaho murder victims?

    You know, where you basically said they had it coming for being snobby Alphas.

  60. Mike Tre says:
    @Stan Adams

    That was truly one of the greatest trolls of all time.

  61. G. Poulin says:
    @Bill Jones

    The answer is obvious. If nine out of ten Maine commies are straight whites, you have to expel 90% of all commies from the Party (for deviationism or something). All the remaining commies will then be black queers. Diversity! Scrap their quotas? Heresy!

  62. J.Ross says:

    The real reason Californians started killing Chinese was Chinese gang fights getting innocent bystanders killed.

  63. countenance says: • Website

    Sailer’s Law of Mass Shootings got a workout this weekend.

    Monterey Park, Calif., versus Baton Rouge, La.

  64. xyzxy says:

    According to one of the Chinese blogs, in translation:

    … the gunman’s English name is Huu Can Tran, which translates to Chen Yougen. Therefore, Chen Yougen is likely to be a relatively rare group—Vietnamese overseas Chinese who returned to China after the Sino-Vietnamese border war broke out. Chen Yougen may have immigrated to the United States after arriving in China.

    Chen being the family name, and Yougen the given name. Without the actual Chinese characters it’s impossible to really know.

  65. Obviously, this was a self-loathing Asian man influenced by hearing Trump say “China virus”. Like blacks and Gypsies, he probably has Fox News playing on his TV all the time.

  66. Currahee says:

    So when no AR15 is involved, a ““semiautomatic assault pistol” will just have to do.

    • Thanks: Muggles
  67. Stealth says:

    Isn’t the correct term chastity, and not celibacy, anyway? H/T to George Carlin.

    • Replies: @Fluesterwitz
  68. anon[256] • Disclaimer says:

    “Had I been paranoid? Too quick to believe that a racial motivation might be the cause?”

    Yes. I believe the only thing you can do now is make multiple public apologies that no one will accept and be forced to live the rest of your life with shameful title of “racist.”

    Wait. You jumped to racist conclusions about white people? Never mind. You deserve your own show on MSNBC.

  69. Anon[224] • Disclaimer says:
    @Ringo_at_Starr Search

    With regard to Rushton’s Law: Take two steps back from the cliff edge of civilization: that’s Asians. Take one step towards the edge: that’s Whites. Step off: that’s blacks.

  70. @Dan Smith

    I’m waiting for The New Yorker to publish an article mentioning how Native Americans frequently kidnapped, enslaved, and murdered tortured to death individuals of other tribes as well as European settlers…


  71. Guest007 says:

    Supposedly he was an instructor at the dance studio.

  72. Jack D says:

    First of all, Tran himself might have been (I suspect he was) of overseas Chinese ethnicity even if he had come from Vietnam.

    2nd, the customer base of the dance hall was likely a mixture of elderly overseas Chinese from Vietnam (and maybe some Vietnamese or mixed ethnics), mainland Chinese, Taiwanese, other Asians, etc., reflecting the ethnic mix of the area. Chinese would have been the main ethnicity but there are many flavors of Chinese.

  73. @Steve Sailer

    Homicide victimizations of Asians dropped by 1% from 2019 to 2020 at a time when total homicides were up 30%. Asian homicide victimizations then went up about 8% from 2020 to 2021.

    Isn’t the implication here that the Asians were a bit slow on the uptake?

    It took them a year to figure out more of them should be getting murdered.

    Isn’t that racist?

  74. AceDeuce says:

    If there’s a silver lining regarding Asian mass shooters, it’s that the chances of them making a clean getaway by car is quite low….

    • LOL: William Badwhite
  75. @stari_momak

    The Hmong guy in Minnesota and the Va Tech shooter come to mind.

    Anyway, the hat to me seemed to suggest Dr. Seuss and hippie burnouts by way of Peru or the Andes

    • Replies: @TontoBubbaGoldstein
  76. @Anon

    ‘He intended to kill more’:

    Don’t they all? Especially Asians, I imagine. He’d probably been revising hard to get at least 20.

    • Replies: @Jack D
  77. Nero says:

    These Asian Liberals especially in the Chinese community like to complain about these obscure isolated incidents which had nothing to do with the US Govt, that happened in the past. But they never mention the millions of brave White service members that gave their lives combating Japanese aggression and atrocities against the people of East Asia!

  78. @Anon

    By the way, running amuck is a Malay expression. So asians have some experience with this sort of thing.

    Although it was given something of a Native American gloss by the justifiably short-lived 60s sitcom Camp Runamuck, spoofing the faux Indian names often adopted by sleep-away camps.

    (Speaking of Indian names, the town of Mahopac NY — obviously a real Native American name — may bow to pressure and drop Indians as its high school team name)

  79. Jack D says:

    On a statistical basis, no. But in terms of headlines there were a number of high profile attacks on (mostly elderly) Asian-Americans, some of which were caught on video. Frail elderly Asians were tackled and often died, without even being robbed. There was a Asian-American woman pushed to her death in front of an oncoming subway train in NY.

    Of course what is omitted from the “epidemic of hate” narrative is that the attackers were almost all African Americans (often homeless or mentally ill) who were just doing their post-Floyd “irrational exuberance” thing and not at all evil white racist dudes.

    There was one high profile incident (the Atlanta Asian Massage parlor shootings) that sort of fit the “white incel loser dude ” profile but the shooter was apparently primarily motivated by some kind of religious fervor/sexual guilt thing, although one witness reported that he has said “I’m going to kill all Asians.” But one incel an epidemic of hate does not make.

  80. Muggles says:

    Monterey mass shooter slaughtered 10 with magazine-fed semi-automatic pistol

    More anti 2nd Amendment media propaganda.

    There are revolvers, which have cylinders which rotate and feed in bullets to be fired. Then there are magazine fed pistols (all “pistols” are technically magazine fed, though this is usually overlooked) which using springs in the magazines, push up bullets into the firing chamber. One at a time to be fired when the trigger is pulled.

    All non military pistols are “semi automatic” and very few pistols fire without pulling a trigger for each round fired. (That would be hard to control and waste ammo.)

    Very old style pistols require hand feeding bullets into a firing chamber, one at a time. Derringers are like that, but rarely used.

    Due to jamming revolvers are more reliable than semi automatics.

    Conflating “semi automatics” with “slaughter” is an old propaganda gimmick. For all but a few rare military grade pistols, one bullet is fired per trigger pull, aimed individually. Nothing “automatic” about it.

    Of course media doesn’t let facts confuse propaganda targets.

    • Replies: @Jack D
  81. Muggles says:

    That hat resembles, in form, at least, the type of headgear worn in ancient times by Persian magians.


    Yes, this is now a kind of “hipster hat” seen on mainly young males who aspire to look unique. Like the other foolish looking hipsters.

    I recently saw a 30 something guy in a tee shirt and shorts wearing one in a Burger King. White guy.

    I think blacks usually have more style sense.

    For an older Asian guy, maybe a “Tibetan” look, where these things probably come from originally.

    Though why a 72 YO Viet/Chinese guy had one on is another minor mystery.

    “Goofy hats” are not normally seen on American older Asians.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  82. Jack D says:
    @al gore rhythms

    “Kill more” in this context was that he drove to a SECOND dance hall (it seems as if he was looking to include his ex-wife among his victims and she was not there at dance hall #1) and when he got there, it was late and there was hardly anyone there, but who was there was the young son of the owner of the dance hall and he managed to somehow wrestle the gun out of Tran’s hands before he could shoot anyone.

    • Thanks: al gore rhythms
    • Replies: @AceDeuce
  83. @Canadian Observer

    The media is showing that white van a lot. Maybe to remind people that white is still an evil colour.

    Maybe outside of California and some other more heavily Hispanic regions white vans are all but universally associated with white tradesmen?

    A big reason it took so long to crack the Beltway Snipers case is because of the dumb black Chief of Police who because the first shooting happened in his territory by default got the lead of it. And of course by then the “whites are the biggest domestic terror threat” meme if not law enforcement dogma was well established, and no doubt part of his mindset.

    For that matter, this case is aligned with Sailer’s Law of mass shootings since they weren’t mass shooting, but as an exception also weren’t the sort of marksmanship Sailer’s Law has as a corollary. We in the region were genuinely surprised when the perps were caught (again, with no thanks to the police who refused to release the vehicle’s description after they figured it out, but that was leaked).

  84. Jack D says:

    Technically speaking, you are correct that “semiautomatic” is more or less meaningless in the context of modern guns given that almost all guns today meet the strict definition (that when the shooter pulls the trigger, one bullet is fired and a new bullet is automatically loaded).

    However, when the media uses “semiautomatic” , it most often refers to guns that have full automatic military versions but which are sold to civilians mainly in semiautomatic form.

    In this particular case, what the shooter had was a MAC-11 (aka Cobray M11) with a 30 round magazine:

    which is not what most people think of as a “pistol” (although legally it is a pistol) but fits the media definition I gave up above. If the news reports had said “Cobray M11” most people would not have known what they were talking about so I think they did a reasonably good job of describing it to laymen.

    • Replies: @nokangaroos
  85. AceDeuce says:
    @Jack D

    he drove to a SECOND dance hall

    So, he killed some Asians, and an hour later he felt like killing more Asians?

    • Replies: @Gary in Gramercy
    , @Jack D
  86. Adept says:
    @Pat Hannagan

    Holy shit, lay off the booze and take your meds.

  87. anonymous[251] • Disclaimer says:

    With some great exceptions like Michele Malkin, it seems that Asians in America are behaving pretty much like Js in America – they want to be upper middle class, social and politically Liberal Leftist and very, very anti White Christian.

    Even when Black criminals are openly attacking Asian Americans – the Asians in the mainstream media cover it up or blame it on Trump Conservatives for creating a “Climate of Hate” against Asians because of Covid.

    Yep, us evil White Wascists supposedly have supernatural powers to control the climate.

    Similar stupid, lying things were said by Lib spokesman Walter Cronkite when he blamed the White Conservative Christian city of Dallas Texas for killing the Liberal Democrat Camelot Prince John F Kennedy in 1960.

    “Hate Killed President Kennedy”.

    Ah….. no Walter – that’s not the Way it is/was.

    The Political Cesspool TPC

  88. Notice the extraordinary distances Michael Luo goes to to associate anti-Asian violence with whites.

    1885? Any hostility whites feel towards Asians pales compared to that expressed by Hispanics — and both expressed and acted out by blacks.

    Yet Luo needs to fantasize that it’s a white/Asian problem. No, it’s not. I’m sorry: it just isn’t.

    This is a willful distortion of reality. More and more, we seem to be sinking into some kind of neo-Stalinist cultural trap where people have to repeat things that they have to know aren’t true and that are obviously not true.

    How can people write such nonsense? I can’t understand it. Why?

    • Agree: anonymouseperson
    • Replies: @Art Deco
    , @Jack D
  89. Was it cold that night? Why would he be wearing a hat like that in California?

    • Replies: @Yngvar
    , @stari_momak
  90. Anonymous[367] • Disclaimer says:

    You are one of the stupidest-sounding human beings I have ever encountered.

    That style of hat is an Indo European hat. It doesn’t come from Tibet.

    Look at what you have done, you little punk. You just casually wrote off Indo European culture as “Tibetan”. That and your delusional appraisal of black fashion sense makes me think you’re a cuck, a dumbass, or a federal informant. Probably all three. One thing is for sure, you are not what you say you are. I’ll be keeping a close eye on you from now on, boy.

    • Agree: stari_momak
    • Replies: @Odyssey
  91. Corvinus says:
    @China Japan and Korea Bromance of Three Kingdoms

    The Chinese were completely justified in their violence in the Boxer Rebellion. Their nation has been pillaged by European thugs, most notably the English who had flooded it with heroin decades earlier.

  92. Jack D says:

    1. Their main target was American Christian missionaries, not British drug dealers. They blamed them for displeasing the heavens and causing a drought. They also believed that they were bulletproof. Their slogan was “Exterminate the Foreigners”. Chinese Christians were also attacked. You are not talking about rational thinkers here.

    2. The British sold opium to the Chinese, not heroin and the peak of the trade was decades earlier. The Boxer Rebellion had nothing to do with the drug trade.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  93. @Intelligent Dasein

    It’s all quite satanic, and beneath the horror it’s very sad.

    No, that pixie hat is funny.

  94. Corvinus says:
    @Jack D

    The target was foreigners. Outsiders who had declared China to be under their sphere of influence.

    Yes, it was opium.

    I said it was decades earlier, but the hostility remained steadfast.

    • Replies: @Jack D
  95. @Mike Tre

    That can’t be this guy. That was Men WITHOUT Hats.

  96. Jack D says:

    So if the situation was reversed, you would be ok with a group of white Americans whose slogan was “Exterminate the Foreigners” (and did so)?

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  97. Soon as I saw the story on the news there were all these speakers talking about “Asian hate”. And the shooter was an Oriental himself.

  98. @Achmed E. Newman

    Khrushchev and Mao

    Mao’s actions to launch Cultural Revolution (and picking a fight with Khrushchev), was in significant part to purge Soviet influence from the CCP.

    Liu and Peng, represented respectively, the civilian and military wing of pro-Soviet faction in the CCP. Liu spoke Russian and had a Russian daughter-in-law. Peng wanted model the PLA after the Soviet model.

    This was due to one guy saying he was Jesus’ kid brother.

    It was not more so than the War Between the States was only about slavery. The film Warlords with Jet Li and Kaneshiro Takeshi I highly recommend. It was really a three-sided war between–

    1. The Qing Manchu-Mongol court

    2. Taipings, whose beliefs was rejected as a Christian heresy, like Charles “Chinese” Gordon who joined the side of Qing

    3. Han scholar-officials, who while deeply resenting Manchu rule, also rejected Taipings based on being blasphemous to Neo-Confucianism orthodoxy

    A modern parallel can perhaps be made, Qing is the CCP; the Taiping is Falun Gong, Guo Wengui and other anti-CCP factions; Han scholar-officials being 公共知识分子 “public intellectuals”

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  99. @beavertales

    Christians were appalled by the practice of female infanticide,

    But in fairness, female infanticide is done with in PRC, and Chinese/East Asian misogyny has an insulating effect on toxic feminism.

    • Replies: @AceDeuce
  100. @Joe Stalin

    Thanks, that’s a good one. The supreme commander of the Eight Nations was actually the Prussian Weltmarschall, he has some good quotes here,

    And the Japanese commander,

    Fukushima made a reputation during his stay in Berlin, for winning all manner of wagers involving feats of arms or physical strength. He later claimed that the reason for his long ride across Russia was a wager made over drinks against some German cavalry majors. (The story is probably an invention, as some historians claim that Fukushima never drank alcohol, and in any case it is not recorded whether or not Fukushima ever collected on the wager).

  101. Yngvar says:
    @George o' da Jungle

    Why would he be wearing a hat like that in California?

    He’s wearing muffs, because old guys don’t like loud noises and a gun makes LOUD noises, but walking around with hearing protectors raise suspicion so he covered them up with that insulting hat his ex-wife gave him, so that when he shot her she would know it was all her fault. Maybe.

  102. @George o' da Jungle

    Yes, Central and Northern and even Southern California get cold this time of year. And it’s not a dry cold.

  103. @Jack D

    (Technically speaking I know what a M-11 and even what a Cobray is 😉 )
    Still it´s an odd choice of weapon, unwieldy and underpowered …
    maybe this is of interest:

    • Replies: @Jack D
  104. Anonymous[326] • Disclaimer says:

    Whole screeds have been written about the long, conical form of ancient Persian hat – and its significance.
    It is shown, for instance, being worn by the ancient Persian ‘fire priests,’ the Magi, in bas relief carvings. Mithras, of the Roman military cult, which was a serious rival of Christianity as being state religion of the empire, is commonly depicted wearing such a hat.
    Some have even conjectured that the traditional bishop’s mitre is derived from this form of headgear. Compare also the form of conical, pointed hat depicted on the traditional representation of a mediaeval ‘wizard’.

  105. Corvinus says:
    @Jack D

    “So if the situation was reversed”

    Apples to oranges comparison, and you know that.

    “So if the situation was reversed, you would be ok with a group of white Americans whose slogan was “Exterminate the Foreigners” (and did so)?”

    How about Jews whose slogan is to “remove all the vestiges of white America” through race replacement and Cultural Marxism? You know, the Anglo-Saxons who truly built this country? Or so I’ve been repeatedly told on this fine opinion webzine.

  106. AceDeuce says:
    @China Japan and Korea Bromance of Three Kingdoms

    Christians were appalled by the practice of female infanticide,

    The Japanese did that too, back in the day. Poor families would sometimes just leave a live newborn female out in the field at might and let the wild animals take care of the “problem”.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  107. @China Japan and Korea Bromance of Three Kingdoms

    Yeah, I was being somewhat facetious with the “Jesus’s kid brother” thing. I know that is a part of what was going on, but there was obviously a whole lot more.

    I always learn from your posts. You should have a blog. Or, if you write some of the interesting compact comments like this, I could put them on my blog.

  108. I let my subscription to the New Yorker expire years ago. Even those great cartoons can’t justify the BS propaganda in the feature articles. In spite of myself I ended up scanning them and getting my blood pressure raised. When I’m in the mood to get overexcited I’ll turn on the TeeVee Gnuze, and get my lies free of charge. What’s really hilarious is years ago my Republican father-in-law used to grumble, “they oughta shoot that Walter Cornkite!” and now here I am getting my nose equally out of joint.

    • Replies: @Post-Postmodernist
  109. And another Asian shoot-em-up in California — What is it with this Lunar New Year? The Year of the Rabbit is supposed to signify quiet contemplation

  110. Art Deco says:
    @Colin Wright

    They’re stupid and malicious, that’s how.

  111. Jack D says:
    @Colin Wright

    Because he’s not writing, he’s just emoting. He is revealing his true feeelings, his emotional truth. Emotional truth is more important than literal truth. The way humans work is that once they have set upon an emotional truth, they go looking for facts to support that emotional truth, not vice versa.

    Tran, the guy who just shot all those people in the dance hall, had recently gone to the police and complained that his family was trying to poison him. While this was probably not literally true, to Tran it was emotionally true and he then went looking for facts to support his belief.

    We see here all the time people who say things that are absolutely not true (if person A says that there are 20,000 Russians killed in Ukraine and person B says 110,000, then one of them is dead wrong) because it supports their emotional truth (Russia is good/Russia is evil).

    So if Luo has to reach back to 1885 to support his emotional truth (white people are evil) while completely overlooking much greater and more recent atrocities by others, that’s HIS truth. We see this all the time here, for example – whenever the subject of Israel is mentioned, some people bring up the USS Liberty – compared to 1885, 1967 was just yesterday. What he writes reveals more about where his head is at than anything resembling history or reality. Just remember to take that into account in everything that he says.

    This also reflects on The New Yorker. They would never give ink to a white man who would, whenever white-Asian relations were mentioned, bring up the white American missionaries that were massacred in the Boxer Rebellion but they have no problem giving ink to Luo’s selective version of history.

  112. ATBOTL says:

    I don’t have the citations on hand, but when I was researching the fight over asian immigration in the late 1800’s, I found that the open borders Republicans who wanted Chinese immigration had a very serious plan, drawn up on paper, to bring in many millions of immigrants from what today would be Bangladesh, India, Indonesia and Malaysia. Most of them would have been muslims. There was a bill drawn up that never came for a vote in Congress because GOP leaders began to fear the growing pro-white backlash. The supporters of this bill openly stated their intent was to make America an entirely racially mixed nation with no pure white people left. The stated goal was to bring in asians by the tens of millions to “prove democracy was for all races.”

    There was a massively popular, explicitly anti-white culture around abolitionism and evangelical religion among Northern WASP Americans during the 1800’s. Irish and German immigrants played a major role in overturning anti-white radical Republican rule. Even German Jewish immigrants were often seen taking pro-white posisitions againt the WASP elites.

    We need to talk more about the history of anti-whiteness in America and how it ties into evangelical religion and the GOP.

    • Replies: @Jack D
    , @Anonymous
  113. Jack D says:

    I’d love to see some links that actually support this.

    Usually political movements are driven by base economic interests (e.g. employers desire for cheap labor vs labor’s interest in keeping the price of labor high) and not by some abstract notion such as a desire to prove that “democracy was for all races.” Democracy is all well and good but democracy doesn’t put food on your table or buy you a new mansion or two. Even as a phony pretext, “democracy for all races” doesn’t sound like something that would have been a good political seller in 19th century America.

    After the abolition of slavery in the British colonies (which occurred earlier than in the US – 1833) the British brought a fairly large # of Indians to various colonies as indentured servants in order to replace the former slaves. This system lasted until the WWI era. For example, in Trinidad and Tobago they form around 1/3 of the population. They are mostly Hindu, not Muslim.

    For some reason, there doesn’t seem to have been any (successful) efforts to use Indian labor in the US although quite famously Chinese labor was used to build the railroads of the West. Probably the British wanted to keep this racket for themselves and did not allow other countries to recruit in India.

    • Replies: @Art Deco
    , @Anonymous
  114. Art Deco says:
    @Jack D

    Disagree. Political lobbies are modally driven by economic interests. Political movements, not so much. (Francis Fukuyama’s thesis is that a quest for recognition is the modal motivator).

  115. Anonymous[177] • Disclaimer says:

    Sorry, but I don’t believe this for one minute.

    Suffice to say that antipathy to virtually all of the dark skinned races of the world was the open, explicit and unabashed position of typical white Americans of the time, be they northern Yankees or southerners – and they never even felt the need to justify this antipathy, it was taken to be the natural order of the world.
    Yes, there was abolitionist sentiment, and a desire to treat the enfranchised black population respectfully, but the notion of importing ‘free’ persons of color – whom it will be remembered were explicitly denied citizenship by one of the earliest Acts of the Republic – seems to be farfetched, to say the least.

  116. Anonymous[177] • Disclaimer says:
    @Jack D

    At that time Continental Europe supplied all the labor the USA could possibly need – and then some.

    Why do you think restrictionist sentiment arose in the early 20th century?

  117. fish says:
    @clifford brown

    There goes the WEF beclowning themselves for the entire ire world to see! Hiring Mr. Potato Head to moderate a supposedly serious discussion.

  118. fish says:


    • Replies: @anon
  119. @Anon

    Asians and Arabs are white adjacent now. So their mass shooting skills are also white adjacent. QED.

  120. @Observator

    I let my subscription to the New Yorker expire years ago. Even those great cartoons can’t justify the BS propaganda in the feature articles.

    Last I checked, the cartoons had declined considerably in quality (bothof the drawing, as well as of the humor/ attempted wit).

  121. @AceDeuce

    Too much MSG on the first bunch.

  122. Bill Corr says:
    @petit bourgeois

    Silly faux-Peruvian Inca hat left over from the ethno-hippy clothing period of the sixties.

  123. Jack D says:

    Of course the old, “you eat Chinese food and half an hour later you are hungry again” meme is right out because it is racis’. But where did this come from in the first place? What was there about Chinese food (why BTW was an immediate hit with white folks all over America, albeit in watered down “Chop Suey” form, from the minute that the first Chinese RR workers landed in SF) that made people think that it would lead to recurring hunger?

    BTW, it was a even stronger meme in the 19th century that Chinese loved to eat rats. Supposedly there was nothing a Chinaman loved more than to eat hisself some rats. Later on, this got upgraded to cats.

    You can tell this is fake bc the Chinaman is using a knife and fork. Any TRUE Chinaman would have eaten his rat with chopsticks.

    • Replies: @Post-Postmodernist
  124. fish says:
    @Nat x

    Generally a couple orders of magnitude better citizens and neighbors than….well….you know!

  125. @Jack D

    [Edited extensively to quote just enough to give necessary context]

    Where did the old, “you eat Chinese food and half an hour later you are hungry again” meme come from in the first place? What was there about Chinese food that made people think that it would lead to recurring hunger?

    Low-fat, relatively low-protein content? A meal of a stir-fry consisting of mostly vegetables, complemented by a relatively small volume of meat, and steamed rice is digested much more quickly than the considerably higher-fat, higher-protein fare typical of an American meal.

    • Replies: @Jack D
  126. Odyssey says:

    We have already said that the term ‘Indo-European’ is meaningless and without substance. Those who read the comments a few days ago probably remember that I wrote (to a guy who has a Chinese husband) that the Chinese came to Xinjiang in the 6th century AC and the Uighurs in the 9th century (I think 862 AC). Before all of them, Aryans with Serbian genetics lived there for 2600 years.

    The Aryans did not come only to today’s India, but also inhabited Tibet, Xinjiang, and large parts of China. At the time of the Aryans (2000 BC) (nor at the time of Yamnaya, 2800 BC) the terms ‘Indo’ and ‘European’ did not exist, so they cannot be used either. For those who want to seriously engage in research, I can give them thousands of old Serbian toponyms in Tibet, Xinjiang and China (also India, Central Asia).

    • Replies: @Charlotte Allen
  127. Jack D says:

    Is this actually true though? I don’t recall ever personally experiencing this even though I’ve eaten lots of Chinese food.

  128. @fish

    Bronze Age Pervert, a weightlifting and lifestyle guru popular on the younger populist right. About all I know about him.

  129. Cimmerian says:
    @Ringo_at_Starr Search

    There are a few qualities where whites are number 1, a notable one being interest in and skill with weapons, which some people believe is a subset of interest in tools in general. Sure, blacks shoot each other more often, but that’s just the weapons used as the means to an end of not being disrespected. When it comes to debating the merits of .40 S&W vs 9mm, and putting in time at the range, whites are on another level.

    You can see it even more clearly in historical weapons like swords /HEMA, the fanbase of which is whiter than a trad session in Athlone. Not having any practical use nowadays in teaching people who disrespect you a lesson, blacks have no interest in historical weaponry for its own sake.

    In post-colonial African countries where white are a minority, they tend to rediscover their inherent talent with weaponry to protect their neighborhoods and end up becoming a force far out of proportion to their numbers. During riots / lootings/ chimp-outs, it’s common to see 5-6 armed white men standing athwart a road turning back mobs of hundreds from entering their neighborhoods. Unfortunately it takes a lot of pushing to get whites to that place and it’s not a nice place to be. Their overactive sympathy towards the “disadvantaged” leads them to indulge the breakdown of society until it’s reached a point where being armed is a necessary evil.

    • Replies: @John Johnson
  130. @fish

    Who the hell is BAP?

    Bronze Age Pervert, I am fairly certain.

  131. anon[333] • Disclaimer says:

    duoh “jimmy” ; ;just ate a pocket full of kryptonite

  132. Anonymous[335] • Disclaimer says:
    @Pat Hannagan

    19th century west coast Irish acquired a reputation for beating on Asians. I guess they resented the labor competition.

  133. Anonymous[335] • Disclaimer says:

    Then why didn’t they focus their violence on the British instead of attacking all foreigners? The British were internationally very unpopular at the time due to the Boer War and other reasons. Attacking them alone would have won the rebels widespread worldwide support.

  134. @Odyssey

    “Indo-European” is a linguistic concept, not a racial or ethnic one. It refers to a family of languages spoken in India, Iran, and much of Europe, as well as lands colonized by Europeans.

    • Replies: @Jack D
    , @Odyssey
  135. Jack D says:
    @Charlotte Allen


    It refers to a family of languages spoken in India, Iran, and much of Europe, as well as lands colonized by Europeans.

    Yes and according to Odyssey, the correct name for that family of languages is “Serbian”. After all, many Serbian words are found in other so-called “Indo European” languages – that’s because they stole those words from the original Serbian.

    BTW, you can’t really appreciate Shakespeare fully unless you read him the way that he wrote it, in the original Serbian.

  136. Jack D says:

    This guy is kind of long winded and engages in a lot of fact free speculation about Tran. Since Shimatsu is a pretty sharp guy, some of the speculation is almost certainly correct (e.g. that Tran is of Chinese ethnicity and arrived in the US via China but that he was born in Vietnam) and some of which may not be (that Tran is an ex-paratrooper or elite soldier, which he infers from the fact that he was able to struggle for his gun with a much younger man – his agility could just as well come from his known background as a ballroom dancer – so far nothing to indicate that he was ever in the military). Trans interest in guns may also indicate a military background, but it remains to be seen if Shimatsu’s Sherlock Holmes act is real or not.

    Certainly he is doing better than any MSM account because he is not worried about stepping in a PC minefield (for an MSM reporter today, one false step and your career may explode) but he doesn’t hesitate to go out on limbs that are not well supported either.

    • Agree: nokangaroos
  137. @Corvinus

    The Boxers took place already 60 years after First Opium War (1840). In the latter’s case, the British along with the Sassoons were certainly predatory, but it take two to tango. The Chinese got hooked on opium and the Japanese didn’t.

    This same kind of thing happened again in 1937 with the Japanese.

    In addition to Japanese military personnel, some 260 civilians living in Tongzhou were massacred during the uprising in scenes reminiscent of the Boxer Protocol in 1901. These were predominantly Japanese, including the police force, and some ethnic Koreans. The Chinese then set fire to and destroyed much of the city. Only around 60 Japanese civilians survived, who provided both journalists and later historians with firsthand witness accounts. As a result of such violence, the Tungchow mutiny strongly shook public opinion in Japan.

    • Thanks: That Would Be Telling
    • Replies: @Corvinus
  138. @Cimmerian

    In post-colonial African countries where white are a minority, they tend to rediscover their inherent talent with weaponry to protect their neighborhoods and end up becoming a force far out of proportion to their numbers.

    Yes but those gun rights in South Africa have been dialed back.

    As with liberal states they are constantly coming up with new restrictions and requirements.

    Death by 1000 cuts.

    I sometimes wonder if minority White areas will eventually develop advanced non-firearm weapons.

    Advanced weapons that use alternative propulsion methods.

    This is why leftists want to get rid of Whites. They take on any challenge including the state.

  139. Anonymous[146] • Disclaimer says:

    Pagan Romans also did this. The early Christians would collect these abandoned babies and raise them as Christians.

  140. Corvinus says:
    @China Japan and Korea Bromance of Three Kingdoms

    Yes, I know the history. But the fact is that the Chinese continued to have enmity toward foreigners, chiefly Europeans, due to their spheres of influence. The psychological devastation inflicted by the British in the Opium Wars lingered for decades.

    The British flooded the Chinese market with opium because they had a major trade imbalance. So, to tip the scales their financial favor, the British got their silver back and then some. When the British then told the Chinese that their problem could be solved by legalizing it, the Chinese told them to Lind sand and subsequently seized a shit ton of chests of opium and dumped it into the sea.

    Needless to say the British weren’t happy.

  141. Odyssey says:
    @Charlotte Allen

    That’s correct, Charlotte. “Indo-European’ does not mean race/ethnicity. In fact, it doesn’t mean anything. But, in the mainstream it was initially for 100 years ‘Indo-Germanic’ (allegedly Germans were Aryans) until the balance of power changed and Anglo-Frenches asked for their piece of action and changed to IE.

    So, the current mainstream (moronic) version, for physicists and DJ(ake)s alike, e.g. Anthony says that Yamnaya nomads who came from Russian steppes were so-called ‘Indo-Europeans’ and their language got the same name. IE still can be used as a modern classification( only!) linguistic concept, but we should find from which pra-language originated all IE languages. English originated in the 12 c AC while other Euro languages are only couple hundreds of years old. Any language which claims to be autochthone should provide at least 5000 years of its previous history (e.g. from the first consonant till the first sentence). Can someone provide the English language history?

    • Replies: @Jack D
  142. @Stealth

    I don’t think so. After all, it’s chastity belt rather than celibacy belt.

  143. Jack D says:

    “Any language which claims to be autochthone” is generally lying. Most people don’t speak the language that was spoken in their area 5,000 years ago and most people don’t live where their ancestors lived 5,000 years ago either.

    Languages don’t claim anything. It’s chauvinists who make these sorts of claims. Most Westerners have gotten over their chauvinism but I guess some people haven’t.

    • Replies: @Odyssey
  144. Odyssey says:
    @Jack D

    The stupidity itself is not as important as the lack of shame. It just shows who and how America is ruled. First, you make morons out of 90% of the nation (which actually is not a nation) with coke and junk food, and then you maintain it by convincing them that they are exceptional. So, we have a mixture of stupidity, arrogance, ignorance and lack of knowledge. Such an individual appears a dozen times but cannot state a single fact. First of all, he does not know the meaning of words such as chauvinism.

    What does he say? Westerners have overcome chauvinism. The mainstream is a western fake to portray themselves in an exceptional light. First, their ancestors, primitive nomads from the Russian steppes, were ‘Indo-Europeans’ who brought a language from the steppes and imposed it on the whole world. Other forgeries are related to the ‘ancient’ Greeks, whose history was artificially stretched to Troy and then appropriated to show the length of Western history. We do not know when the false Aryans and false Goths – Germans came from Asia to Europe.

    There is no answer to where and when the English language originated. If English did not start to form 8-10 K years ago but several hundreds of years ago, it means that it was created by separating from some other language. The only benefit here is that we see that the Western world is based on lies (‘Rules-based order’? – give me a break!), which we can directly see in for e.g. the reports of Ukrainian victories.

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